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Updates on our Local Mission Partners

Our congregation has developed lasting partnerships with a number of local agencies helping to feed people who are hungry, house people experiencing homelessness, and provide assistance in times of crisis.

Read about how each of these agencies continues to fulfill its mission during this unprecedented time and what we can do to help.

Family Promise

  • Congregation based shelter program has been temporarily suspended
  • Alternative housing and food are being provided for guests.  Please sign-up HERE to donate dinner(s).
  • Family Promise are actively working to move guests into more permanent housing
  • Read the latest update
  • How to help: Make a financial donation

nourish.NJ (Formerly Community Soup Kitchen)

  • Daily hot meals have been temporarily suspended
  • Take-out lunches and pre-bagged groceries are being provided daily
  • Read the latest update
  • How to help: 
    1. Make a financial donation
    2. Donate non-perishable food items. (See Drop-off Instructions below)

Bridges 

  • Runs to NYC, Newark and Irvington continue (total of 4 per week) – staff only (no volunteers)
  • Summit office is open for donations Mon – Thurs, 9:00am – 2:00pm. Curb-side drop-off is available. Please call ahead at 908-273-0176.
  • Read the latest update
  • How to help:
    1. Make a financial donation
    2. Purchase an item from their Amazon Wish list.
    3. Donate Toiletries or Shelf Stable lunches (no fresh lunches/clothing at this time)

Community Food Bank of New Jersey

  • The Food Bank is temporarily closed to volunteers
  • Staff is focusing on maintaining daily operations and distributing a record amount of food to a network of over 1,000 agency partners
  • Emergency meal kits with enough nonperishable food items to sustain a family for several days are being produced at a rate of 850 per day
  • Read the latest update
  • How to help: Make a financial donation

RAMP (Refugee Assistance Morris Partners)

  • Ramp has assisted 5 families to resettle in Morris County from Afghanistan and Syria
  • Currently, two families are living independently and two others are nearly independent. See page 2 of their February Newsletter for more complete family updates.  
  • How you can help: RAMP is networking to see if they can help find a job for the father of the most recently arrived family (late 2019)
    •  He has had experience in Business Development and Proposal Writing, Administration and Office Management, Bookkeeping and Payroll, Construction Site management. and Graphic Design and Information Technology. 
    • Read this letter for more information.

 

Drop-off Instructions for nourish.NJ 

  • Hours: Tues and Thurs mornings between 10:00 and 11:00 am only
  • Please do not drop off items at other times – donations left outside for extended periods cannot be used. 
  • Location: 36 South Street, Morristown (Parish Hall next to Church of the Redeemer)
  • In order to continue to follow all social distancing standards we ask that you to leave your donation in the bin placed at the dining room door (come down the driveway between the church and parish hall and the door is on the left with a nourish.NJ sign)
  • Text or call Heidi at 973-879-8730 to let them know you’ve dropped off a donation.
  • Items to donate:  hearty soups, canned ravioli and pasta, canned tuna and chicken, cereal, oatmeal, macaroni and cheese, shelf-stable milk, pasta, spaghetti sauce, rice, beans, peanut butter, jelly, and crackers.

COVID-19 Communications

Everything you need to know is HERE.